Charles Arthur Russ

30 January 1875–19 September 1936 (Age 61)
Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Arthur

When Charles Arthur Russ was born on 30 January 1875, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, Jean John Baptiste Rouille Russ, was 57 and his mother, Susanna Moreau, was 42. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Julia Cafferty. He died on 19 September 1936, in Sycamore, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Arthur Russ
Julia Cafferty
Raymond Russ
John Russ
Pearl Russ

Spouse and Children



    Raymond Russ


    John Russ


    Pearl Russ


Parents and Siblings

    Jean John Baptiste Rouille Russ


    Susanna Moreau




    John J. Russ


    Octavia Rouille


    Rosa Rouille


    Lucy Rouille


    Exilda Rouille


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 17

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Rouse .2 German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with hrōd ‘renown’.3 German (of Slavic origin): from Old Slavic rusu ‘reddish’, ‘blond’, hence a nickname or an ethnic name meaning ‘Russian’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Russ in household of John Russ, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Russ, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles A Russ, "United States Census, 1920"

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